Post Tagged with: "Ranjeev Epa"

Alumni, Faculty Publish on Six New Invertebrate Species in Tanzania

Y. Ranjeev Epa examines the Cenozoic gastropods of the Nsungwe Formation

Ohio University faculty and alumni published an article about the discovery of six new species of invertebrates found during a paleontological exploration of rift deposits in southwestern Tanzania. After analyzing invertebrate fossils that were alive 24 to 26 million years ago in the Rukwa Rift Basin, OHIO paleontologists published the […]

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October 31, 2018 at 9:20 amResearch

Paleontologists Find New Snail Species with Evolutionary Speed

Two new species of Lanistes from the Nsungwe Formation

Snails may be physically rather slow, but the six new species identified by Ohio University researchers put on plenty of evolutionary speed when they had to. Ohio University paleontologists analyzing snail fossils from 24 to 26 million years ago have identified six new species—and published the first documentation of rapid […]

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August 31, 2018 at 3:39 pmAlumni News Research

Geology Colloquium | Epa and McKay Present Their Research, Sept. 9

The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Ranjeev Epa on “Paleoecology of the freshwater gastropods from the late Oligocene Nsungwe Formation of Tanzania: a window into the initiation of the east African rift system” and Daniel McKay on “Modeling Hewett Fork and Upper Raccoon Creek Watersheds with BASINS” on Sept. 9 […]

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September 1, 2016 at 10:00 pmEvents